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Germany’s best tax advisors 2024 – nbs partners receives award again

Germany’s most renowned financial newspaper Handelsblatt has once again honored tax advisory firms in the field of tax advisory for the year 2024. nbs partners is once again one of the top tax advisory firms in Germany and receives the "Best Tax Advisors 2024" award from Handelsblatt. "It fills us with pride that our quality has also been confirmed externally in this way," says Boris Michels, partner and tax consultant at nbs partners.  In the study conducted by the Hamburg-based market research company S.W.I. Finance Deutschland on behalf of Handelsblatt, the aim is to answer speci…

Germany’s best auditors 2024 – nbs partners again receives award

Germany’s most renowned financial newspaper Handelsblatt has honored CPA firms in the field of auditing for the year 2024. nbs partners is once again one of the top CPA firms in Germany and receives the "Best CPAs 2024" award from Handelsblatt. "We are very proud that our auditors have once again been recognized by Handelsblatt. This once again confirms our own claim, which we also see in the growth segment of sustainability reporting and its auditing in the coming years," says Tobias Schreiber, partner and auditor at nbs partners.  In the study conducted by the Hamburg-based market…

Two new Sustainability-Auditors (IDW) at nbs partners

We are very happy to announce that our CPAs Boris Michels and Daniel-André Danneberg have both received the qualification of Sustainability-AuditorIDW. They are among the first group of German and Swiss CPAs who have passed this new exam organized by the German Institute of Certified Public Accountans and Expert Suisse for the first time in 2023. By this, we are in an outstanding and first mover position to advise our clients in setting up state of the art sustainability reports or audit / review such reports. Do you need support? Then please contact us, we will be happy to help you.…

CSDDD: Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive – what companies need to know now

On 14 December 2023, the European Council and the European Parliament reached a provisional agreement on the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD). The directive, which is also known as the European Supply Chain Act, is intended to improve the human rights situation, protect environmental concerns and advance international climate protection goals. The downstream value chain must also be taken into account. Scope of application The CSDDD will cover large companies with more than 500 employees and a global net turnover of more than EUR 150 million. Companies with more t…

European Commission publishes draft for adoption of ESRS

The European Commission published the long-awaited draft delegated act on the first set of European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS) on June 9, 2023. Companies and stakeholders had until July 7, 2023 to submit comments on the draft. The final version is expected to be published by the end of July. The draft is based on the ESRS drafts developed by the European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) (Set 1), which were submitted to the EU Commission in November 2022. It includes some significant changes compared to the original drafts, which aim to reduce entities' reporting req…

Germany’s Best Tax Consultants 2023 – nbs partners receives award again

The most relevant German financial magazine “Handelsblatt” has again awarded firms in the field of tax consulting for the year 2023. nbs partners is again one of the top tax consulting firms in Germany and receives the award "Best Tax Consultants 2023" from the Handelsblatt. "It fills me with pride that we have been awarded in the specialist area of "Trade". This shows that our focus on tax consulting in national as well as international trade is leading" says Niels Webersinn, tax consultant at nbs partners. This once again confirms the consistently high quality of tax advice provided to clie…

Germany’s Best CPAs 2023 – nbs partners again receives award

The most relevant German financial magazine “Handelsblatt” has again awarded firms in the field of auditing for the year 2023. nbs partners is again one of the top auditing firms in Germany and receives the award "Best Auditors 2023" from the Handelsblatt. "We are very proud that our auditors have again been awarded by the Handelsblatt. We are particularly pleased about the award in the overall evaluation" says Boris Michels, CPA and partner at nbs partners. This once again confirms the consistently high quality of our auditing and consulting services for clients. The auditing team was also v…

Impact of the new Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) on clients and audit firms

The EU-Commission will require auditors to audit CSR information and to include the results in the audit opinion.  The Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive proposal (CSRD) published by the EU Commission in April 2021 both increases corporate social reporting (CSR) requirements and extends the circle of companies that are compelled to report. The new requirements apply to all large European companies for financial years beginning 01 January 2023 or during the calendar year 2023. As of 2026, the same reporting requirements will apply to small and medium-sized …

Implications of the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive of the EU Commission (CSRD) adopted on 21 April 2021

All large European public-interest entities with more than 500 employees must disclose a sustainability report that includes both the effects of sustainability on the company and the company’s impact on people and the environment (double materiality). This is similar to other large economies such as the USA, the UK or India. What has changed? On 21 April 2021, the EU Commission issued the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD). The directive obliges all large European undertakings to include a section for firm-specific relevant sustainability matters within their management …

Germany’s best tax consultants and auditors 2021 – nbs partners receives awards again

The German daily economic newspaper “Handelsblatt” has again awarded the top firms in the field of tax consultancy and auditing for the year 2021. nbs partners is once again one of the top firms in Germany and receives the awards "Best Tax Consultants 2021" and "Best Auditors 2021" from the Handelsblatt. We are very proud that our tax consultants and auditors have been awarded in the overall ranking. In addition, our tax advisors are at the top of German law firms in the media sector and as all-rounders. Our auditors also received awards in the subject areas of corporate and transformation …